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The Grey Bastards, by Jonathan French (40:00)

Today we see that every grumble from a reader costs the author credi… Today we see that names giveth and names taketh away.

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A Threat of Shadows, by JA Andrews (13:26)

Today we see that fantasy capitalization syndrome can ruin a good story.

The Space Between, by Scott J. Robinson (33:30)

Today we see that major story motives have to be convincing or readers won’t buy into the crisis that drives the plot.

The Ring and the Flag, by William L. Hahn (7:21)

Today we see that tiny issues may not bust immersion, but when they gather in sufficient number, the colossus they form is plenty big enough to get the job done.

Allies & Enemies, by Cheryl S. Mackey (2:51)

Today we are reminded how important it is for authors to actually visualize the scenes they’re describing.